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At Business Leaders for Michigan, we pride ourselves on developing strategies that are research-driven and fact-based. Our proposals and strategies are grounded in Michigan’s ongoing economic realities and aimed at bringing new vitality and competitiveness to our state. Our featured and most recent studies, reports and benchmarking websites are included below.

Statement on auto no-fault insurance reform

Statement from Doug Rothwell, President & CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan: “Business Leaders for Michigan applauds Governor Gretchen Whitmer, […]

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5 things to know this month

May is set to be a significant month in shaping public policies that affect all of Michigan: 1.  The House and […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan applauds MSF approval of Jobs Ready Michigan

LANSING, Mich. – Recognizing growing talent needs, Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) engaged Public Sector Consultants to research and analyze […]

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BLM 1Q 2019 economic forecast: Majority of MI Business Leaders optimistic about state, U.S. economic strength

DETROIT— Optimism remains strong among Michigan’s business community, with most leaders anticipating continuing growth during the remainder of 2019. “Michigan’s […]

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If you build it, they will come.

If you build it, they will come. The start of baseball season is upon us, and so is a fresh […]

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Statewide business organizations announce partnership with Governor Whitmer aimed at shaping and approving “Michigan Reconnect” and “MI Opportunity Scholarship”   

LANSING, March 28, 2019 – Today, four major business organizations announced key support for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s goal of increasing […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan applauds Gov. Whitmer for bold budget proposal

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) applauds Governor Whitmer for focusing on infrastructure and talent development in her first budget address […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan issue infrastructure call to action at Lansing event, release new report outlining transportation funding solutions

Transportation investment urgently needed to keep MI competitive LANSING—Michigan’s aging roads and bridges pose a growing threat to our state’s […]

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Building momentum on a consensus

Roads – we drive on them, ride on them and pay to maintain them. We’ve tried numerous plans over the […]

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